Author Archives: Alice Marsh

Verdi Requiem – tickets on sale now

Hackney Singers will be performing Verdi Requiem on Saturday 16th April 2016, starting at 7.30pm at St John at Hackney, Lower Clapton Road. We will be joined by some distinguished soloists: Soprano – Katie Bird Alto – Ciara Hendrick Tenor – Paul Austin Kelly Bass – Andrew Greenan   You can buy your tickets now, below.

Praise for our Autumn concert

The wonderful @HackneySingers do it again – glorious Bernstein, Copland, Shearing, Whitacre, Barber. Thank you ???????????? pic.twitter.com/pPhSyHFgV3 — Lisa Rodrigues (@LisaSaysThis) October 17, 2015 Top notch @HackneySingers … Thought Cloudburst was excellent! pic.twitter.com/NNbcvJj5hy — Some Melodious Plot (@LostCertainties) October 17, 2015 @HackneySingers Thank YOU! It was a great concert and I've found lots of new

Our upcoming Autumn concert

  A small chapel in the church is known as The Musicians Chapel and it was here that Henry Wood learned to play the organ. There is a memorial stone for one of the Founding Fathers, so it felt that there were several connections for us for this concert. The programme marks the UK-USA ‘special relationship’ in

Mass in Blue

  On Saturday 10th May, a group of Hackney Singers performed Mass in Blue by Will Todd, raising money for Rainbow Trust. The ‘come and sing’ event was a chance for singers from around the country to come together under the leadership of choral conductors who directed one movement each. It was a fantastic day and

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Hackney Speaker’s Charity Event, 18th April

  Hackney’s Speaker, Sharon Patrick, brought together Hackney musicians and choirs to raise money for three charities that do great work for Hackney people: Alzheimer’s Society, which works to improve the quality of life of people suffering from dementia; The Sharp End, which offers services and activities to promote the health and well-being of older people;